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LEFT TO RUIN: Sokoto’s Multi-Million-Naira Almajiri School Of No Schooling

Front Gate of the Almanjiri School, Gagi SaharaReporters Media It is a lip-shattering harmattan morning, on Monday, at exactly 9:45 am; the williwaw-wind assails the journalist left and right, back and front as if to befall him. He has just alighted — from a rack-dangling motorcycle — in front of …

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Tribunal dismisses motion seeking dismissal of Sokoto APC petition

The Governorship, State and National Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto state Wednesday, dismissed a motion filed by the PDP seeking to strike out a suit filed by the APC over alleged late filing of pre-hearing processes. The APC candidate in the 2019 election for Isa/Sabon-Birni federal constituency, …

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Sokoto: Rep-elect fails in bid to strike out petition

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State has dismissed a motion seeking to strike out the petition challenging the return of Alhaji Sa’idu Bargaja of the PDP as member-elect for Isa/Sabon-Birni Federal Constituency. The APC candidate in the election, Alhaji Sani Aminu-Isa, and his party, had filed a petition over …

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Sokoto: APC seeks tribunal to quash order on forensic exams of election materials

Sokoto state All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Candidate in the Match 9, 2019 governorship election, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto and the party , have filed an application before the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Sokoto, seeking to quash some parts of the order it had earlier granted to Governor …

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Sokoto election: Tribunal dismisses motion by PDP seeking to strike out APC petition

The Governorship, State and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State on Wednesday, dismissed a motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, seeking to strike out a suit filed by the APC, for late filing of pre-hearing processes. The APC candidate in the 2019 election for Isa/Sabon-Birni Federal …

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Armed Bandits Slay 82-year Old District Head In Sokoto

Ibrahim Aliyu, the district head of Balle, Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State, has been killed by armed bandits. It was gathered that the gunmen came on six motorcycles and rapidly set the divisional police headquarters in the area, patrol cars and some personal vehicles on fire. They also gunned …

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Wamakko urges tribunal to strike out Maccido’s petition

The Senator representing Sokoto North, Aliyu Wamakko, yesterday, said the petition filed by the PDP candidate in the recent senatorial elections, Sen. Ahmed Mohammed Maccido, against his (Wamakko’s) re-election is “statute barred.” Sen. Wamakko, therefore, urged the election petitions tribunal in Sokoto State to strike out the case instituted by …

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Sultan Supports Security Operations Against Armed…

Sultan of Sokoto Sultan Supports Security Operations Against Armed Banditry Efforts by the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni tailored towards galvanizing broad-based support in the fight against armed banditry and other crimes in the country received a comprehensive boost with the Sultan of Sokoto, His …

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Sultan of Sokoto Pledges Full Support to End Armed Banditry

Sa’ad-Abubakar The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has pledged to support the Nigeria Police and other security agencies in ending armed banditry and other criminalities in the North. He gave the assurance to the acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, during a courtesy visit by …

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